What are cells?

Belgium, 1969

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Episode number 1 of Series “The Living Cell”.
To introduce this film the concept of cellular organization of plants and animals is examined and the main parts of a cell are identified. The diversity of cells within a single organism is illustrated. A brief history of microscopy shows how improvements in instrument made possible the formulation of the cell theory. An animated sequence demonstrates the process of mitotic nuclear division in an animal cell and the film end s by showing the major differences between plant and animals cells.

Credits

production company

Educational Foundation for Visual Aids

Duration

00:15:27:00

Production places
Belgium
Production dates
1969

Appears in

The Living Cell

Group of items

The Living Cell

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011807

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Short films

Short films → Short films - Belgium

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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